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May 27, 2016

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Current News

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Baseball Team Competes in College World Series Saturday Record Graduating Class Celebrates at Commencement  Reminders

“Hamlet” Comes to MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre June 3 to 12

Honors Convocation Celebrates High-Achievers Mercer in the News
HRIM Breakfast Class Serving Through June 8

Ad Design Students Think Globally With Designs

Updates & Info
Coming to Kelsey Theatre Update from MercerOnline News Links and Social Media


DREAM Students Take Lead in ‘Dare to Dream’ Conference  
  Men’s Tennis Brings Home Trophy From Nationals  

Coming Events

Baseball Team Competes in College World Series Saturday
After sweeping CCBC Essex last Friday to win the Northeast District Championship, the Mercer baseball team left the campus at 7 a.m. Thursday for Enid, Okla., and the NJCAA Division II World Series! See Northeast District Championship celebration video here and Facebook photos here. Read more here. The team is scheduled to play Brunswick (NC) at 8 p.m. Saturday (eastern time). Watch the game via live streaming at www.njcaatv.com. Go Vikes!

“Hamlet” Comes to MCCC’s Kelsey Theatre June 3 to 12
Kelsey Theatre is pleased to welcome back the Mercer County-based theater company Shakespeare '70 for “Hamlet” in June. The company presents Shakespeare’s epic tale about the Prince of Denmark, considered by many to be Shakespeare’s best play, on Fridays, June 3 and 10 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 4 and 11 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 5 and 12 at 2 p.m. Read more here.

HRIM Breakfast Class Serving Through June 8
Students in the HRIM Breakfast Class invites the college to join them for the most important meal of the day! Breakfast will be served Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through June 2 and Monday through Wednesday, June 6 to 8. Breakfast pricing begins at just $3. Guests are requested to arrive between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m.





June 3-12: "Hamlet"

June 4: "Junie B.'s Survival Guide to School"

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Current News

Record Graduating Class Celebrates at Commencement
A Mercer record 1,188 students received their college degrees and certificates May 19 during the 49th annual commencement ceremony, and were sent to the next step in their careers with words of encouragement, praise, and inspiration. Professor Bob Pugh was the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award; see his address to graduates here. View comments by Gabriel Matt, Class of 2016 student speaker, here. See a highlight video of the commencement ceremony here. Facebook photos are available here and here. View the entire commencement ceremony here. Read more here.

Honors Convocation Celebrates High-Achievers
High-achieving graduates took center stage during MCCC’s Honors Convocation held at Kelsey Theatre prior to Commencement on May 19. Administrators and faculty members presented distinguished students with certificates and scholarships in recognition of academic excellence as proud family members looked on. Read more here. See the Facebook photos here.

Ad Design Students Think Globally With Designs
In capstone projects for their Ad Design III class, Mercer student graphic artists took on a project with global reach. Six student design teams created marketing campaigns for FOR GRANTED.ORG, a nonprofit organization committed to improving lives in underserved communities around the world. Read more here.

Update from MercerOnline
Check out MercerOnline's newsletter here, which contains an important message from Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Richard Fulton, news about Blackboard's availability campus-wide, the Qwickly attendance tool, Zoom video conferencing and more.

DREAM Students Take Lead in ‘Dare to Dream’ Conference
The power and promise of the DREAM program at MCCC was on display as DREAM students took on leadership roles at the “Dare to Dream Student Leadership Conference,” sponsored by The New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. Read more here.

Men’s Tennis Team Brings Home Trophy From Nationals
The MCCC men’s tennis team is back on New Jersey soil with a second place trophy in hand. After winning the Region 19 championship on May 7, the Vikings advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division III national tournament, which was held May 16 to 20 in Plano, Texas. The Vikings earned the points they needed to finish a solid second, but the accomplishments of two players earned them a place at the top. At no. 1 singles, MCCC’s Andres Jacome is the 2016 national champ, while he and partner Brandon Davis are champs at no. 1 doubles. Read more here.


Through May 31: Kelsey Review Submissions. Kelsey Review, an online journal that showcases the work of area creative writers and artists, is accepting submissions through May 31. See the details here.

Through June 11: Communication Professor Dylan Wolfe featured in art show. Communication Professor Dylan Wolfe, director of The Gallery at Mercer, will have work on display at Artworks, Trenton's downtown visual arts center located at 19 Everett Alley, through June 11. The exhibit, "Trashed," is presented in cooperation with TerraCycle, a Trenton-based recycling company. The juried exhibition features work based on the concept of "upcycling." Read more here.

Summer Tickets on Sale at Kelsey Theatre.
Kelsey Theatre will offer something for everyone in its four theatrical offerings this summer. Tickets are on sale now, with season subscribers getting a 20% discount on all tickets. MCCC employees also get a discounted rate. Read more here.

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Mercer in the News This Week

NJ.com (Trenton Times)

Mercer County Community College has its largest graduating class ever

MCCC eyeing Junior College Division II World Series

Junie B. Jones comes to Kelsey Theatre


With school-record 48 wins, Mercer CC baseball heads to World Series


New York Times

Things to Do in New Jersey, May 21 Through May 29

Broadway World

Shakespeare '70 to Present HAMLET at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 6/3-12

Photo Flash: Kelsey Theatre's LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD Begins Today


Bucks County Courier

Little Red Riding Hood



New police officers sworn in

STAGE REVIEW: 'City of Angels' at Kelsey Theatre



MCCC baseball team wins district title, heads to NJCAA Division II World Series



Ocean City Nor'easters Women's Soccer Team Announces Signing of 10 New Players

Grand Shakespearean Tragedy "Hamlet" Comes to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre June 3 to 12


PR Web

Infinity Flight Announces Pilot Partnership


Press of Atlantic City

Boselli brothers heading to juco World Series

Local college notebook


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